Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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California

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1897
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1934
Ties: 1928
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1897, 1903
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2005
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1949
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1949
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1997
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1949
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 2009
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1997
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1968, 1978, 2000, 2017
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1992, 2000, 2002
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1934
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1959, 2002, 2004, 2007
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1949
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 1961, 1995
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2015
Ties: 1959, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913, 1914, 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1989, 1991, 1999, 2013
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1937, 1942, 1982, 1987
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1913, 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1943, 1944, 1960, 1981, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/